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ARTICLES BY: Israel Kasnett / JNS.org


March 13, 2019 7:32 am
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Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages lying under a clear protective glass appeared to be nonsensical gibberish --...

November 15, 2018 1:22 pm
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Is the Situation in Gaza the ‘Problem from Hell’?

JNS.org - Avigdor Lieberman announced that he was stepping down as defense minister on Wednesday, in protest of what he called the Israeli government’s “capitulation...

August 7, 2018 9:16 am
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Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj, Shiraz, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Qom,...

July 17, 2018 1:11 pm
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Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent one of his Tesla cars...

March 23, 2018 4:21 pm
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What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans

JNS.org - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality, with leaders and lawmakers on...

March 12, 2018 11:54 am
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US, Europe Contemplate Action as Iran Deadline Looms

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump signed the Iran sanctions waiver on January 12 -- a decision that must be made every 120 days under the Joint Comprehensive...

March 7, 2018 12:57 pm
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Was This Netanyahu’s Last AIPAC Appearance as Prime Minister?

JNS.org - With a wobbly coalition threatening his political stability and under investigation for alleged corruption, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surely must have appreciated the...

February 28, 2018 4:51 pm
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Netanyahu Is Defiant, But in Danger, Amid Scandal, Charges

JNS.org - While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming meeting with Donald Trump next week would normally be the main topic of conversation in Israel, the mounting...

February 27, 2018 12:40 pm
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Former Israeli and US Diplomats Express Caution, Hope on Embassy Move

JNS.org - After much speculation, the United States announced on February 23 that it will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. US State Department...

February 23, 2018 1:20 pm
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Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt anticipated an eye-opening experience when they visited the Temple Mount on Thursday -- as...

February 12, 2018 2:57 pm
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Some Experts Say Abbas Has ‘Little to Lose’ in Sabotaging US-Palestinian Relations

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas appears to believe he has nothing to lose in picking a fight with the United States. Abbas is scheduled to...

January 25, 2018 4:32 pm
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Palestinian Leaders Ramp Up Feud with the US

JNS.org - While the Trump administration believes that the Middle East is “at the dawn of a new era” -- marked by progress towards “a peaceful resolution” to...

January 22, 2018 2:11 pm
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Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving the agreement what he called...

January 17, 2018 2:23 pm
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Washington’s New Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict represents what some Mideast experts and Israel advocates are describing as a paradigm shift in Washington, DC...

Culture

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

A Ballad in the Key of Four Generations of Survival

JNS.org - This is deeply personal. But what I have experienced should resonate with the entire Jewish community — the one...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

‘It’s Coming From the Far-Left, Far-Right,’ President of ...

The president of the Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) called for comprehensive action to tackle antisemitism, after a...

Israel

Fatah Hails Terrorist Who Killed Two Israelis as ‘Heroic Martyr’...

The Palestinian Authority’s ruling party, Fatah, has celebrated the terrorist who killed two Israelis and wounded a third in the...

Middle East

How Iran Fuel Oil Exports Beat US Sanctions in Tanker Odyssey to Asia

At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite US sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port...

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